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CMS:Circular 13 of 2018: Annual Statutory Returns for the financial year ended 31 December 2017

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has finalised the 2017 Annual Statutory Return online system for the submission of financial data, which is now available on our website

It should be noted that the Word document will only be available at a later stage, i.e. schemes will currently not be able to generate draft or final documents before then. Schemes will be notified of the availability of this document.

Schemes are referred to the 2017 Annual Statutory Return Help File, for detailed guidance on the completion of the Annual Statutory Return.

Please note that the deadlines for the submission of the 2017 Annual Statutory Return are:

   • Part 1 changes must be finalised by 6 April 2018;
   • Electronic submission of the Annual Statutory Return must occur by 23 April 2018; and
   • The signed hard copy submission must reach CMS by 30 April 2018.

The Office of the Registrar has also published guidance on the submission requirements. For the full document,  click here.